Tag: Record label

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose On Kirkus Reviews: Def Jam And The Last Days Of The Record Labels

Rizzoli celebrates the anniversary of the legendary Def Jam label...with a book that could crush a small animal....

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Criticism

In a special Friday edition of Dw. Dunphy's column, we look at what motivates a critic -- and it isn't necessarily what you think....

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: Radio is Dying, but Music Has “One Life to Live”

I try to do right, I try to do right, because I only got, only got, only got, only got…all that I have is one life to live. These are...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: Tuning Out the Static

I miss buying an album and lying on the floor for three days and going over it with a magnifying glass. I still go to the record store and...

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Music

Touch And Go Records: Certainly The Second Part

In sudden and shocking fashion, it was announced today that Touch And Go Records, the venerable Chicago label, would be closing down its...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Peter Himmelman, Part Two

When last we left Peter Himmelman, he was leaving (or being pushed out of) the major-label world, and heading for indier pastures. Far from...